Abe is published by Samuel French
Even before it's first performance, the musical was announced
by Samuel French in its list of January 2009 acquisitions.
Abe plays at historic site that was Lincoln's stomping ground
The New Salem State Historic
Site is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the state of
Illinois. There has been a performance component on the property, in a
location known as Kelso Hollow, since 1918.
Abe premieres in town where Lincoln spoke
Eight days after the February 12 bicentennial anniversary of the 1809
birth of Abraham Lincoln, a new musical about the 16th U.S. President's
early life, gets its world premiere in Quincy, IL
The published version of ABE is arranged for a minimum of 20 musicians (See the perusal Conductor Score for a complete breakdown). The number of string players can be enhanced for concert presentations.